Garden grants

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The Texas Farm Bureau is offering $500 grants to help schools establish or improve gardens or greenhouses. Aquaponic and hydroponic systems are eligible if they...

GARDENING: Plant bluebonnets in the fall for spring blooms

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By Jeanette Castanon Bluebonnets grow best in soils that are alkaline, moderate in fertility, and most important of all, well drained. Full sun is also...

Garden grants

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The Texas Farm Bureau is offering $500 grants to help schools establish or improve gardens or greenhouses. Aquaponic and hydroponic systems are eligible if they...

MASTER GARDENERS: Native plants know how to survive and are the basis of our...

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By Debbie Roland and Emmy Ulmschneider Master Gardeners Throughout our articles, we have stressed the importance of planting native plants in our yards and suggested alternatives to...

GARDENING: COVID-19 alert: Don’t forget to give your child a boost!

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With the pandemic still going on and so many more stresses added to daily life it is important not to forget that children who...

MASTER GARDENERS: Native flowers add beauty, fragrance to West Texas nights

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By Debbie Roland and Emmy Ulmschneider Master Gardeners Did you know that there are plants that will grow here and that also bloom at night? They are...

MASTER GARDENERS: Nancy Donovan passing leaves hole in hearts

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By Debbie Roland Permian Basin Master Gardeners Nancy Donovan (also known as The Worm Lady), one of our most active and beloved members, died August 9...

GARDENING: Recycle those fallen leaves

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By Jeanette Castanon Approximately 75% of the nutrients a tree takes up during the season are stored in its leaves. When you fertilize your landscape,...

MASTER GARDENERS: Low maintenance shrub adds color with masses of blossoms

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By Debbie Roland and Emmy Ulmschneider Master Gardeners Butterfly bush (Buddleja davidii) is a fast-growing, deciduous shrub with masses of blossoms from summer to autumn and it...

GARDENING: Pecan nut casebearers are one of the most devastating nut-feeding insects

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By Jeanette Castanon One of the most important nut-infesting insect pests of pecan is the pecan nut casebearer. It is found in all pecan-growing regions...